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Abinger Hatch

$$ - $$$, British,
Abinger Lane | Abinger Common, Dorking RH5 6HZ, England
+44 1306 730737
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
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“burger” (19 reviews)
“roast beef” (13 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Abinger Lane | Abinger Common, Dorking RH5 6HZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a fantastic Sunday lunch to celebrate mother's day for my wife and my mum (not the same person). We had a lovely table near the bar and were really well looked after by the owners and staff. The Sunday lunch was probably the...More

Thank Gregor M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been stopping by here for a few years now, a lovely, slightly shabby-chic pub in a lovely setting, really individual and not quite the typical gastropub look. Yesterday had of the excellent soft rolls (please keep this on, new management!). I had chicken, mayo,...More

Thank Pye36
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very unprofessional, like large school dinners from the old days. Poor quality, unfriendly service. We we were also cold. Not a hit. Shame as we have been many times before.

1  Thank wilfdavis2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited one cold Sunday hoping to find a warm, cosy pub with delicious food and that we did! The pub is beautifully located opposite a village green and church and the building itself dates back hundreds of years and oozes olde worlde charm without...More

1  Thank seacucumber21
Bradley M, Owner at Abinger Hatch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your Sunday lunch with us. Please feel free to drop us an email and Lewis will be more than happy to share his recipe. We look...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Since the Abinger Hatch was taken over in Dec/Jan there was hope of a new menu. However - two months later, it is still very much the same as it has been for too long. Very disappointing. Also the pub looks tired and tatty. A...More

5  Thank Scrumptiou
Bradley M, Owner at Abinger Hatch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for your review. The step had become a little loose last week, when you were in, however this has since been fixed. We are also planning to refresh the interior imminently. In regards to the menu, although my wife and I have...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Sunday with some friends and their young boys. We had the Roast Beef and one of us had the Salmon, plates were cleared and everyone agreed it was good food. Desserts were mostly Sticky Toffee Puds and again were very good....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Bradley M, Owner at Abinger Hatch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Thank you very much for your review and I am glad your enjoyed your Sunday with us. You are right we have recently taken over and a looking to update the interior. We will look in to the possibility of a guard for the...More

Reviewed 13 February 2018

The outside appearance of the Abinger Hatch is uninviting with no sign of any flowers and a dirty front door. This may be enough to deter customers. However inside the bar is well decorated and cheerful, with a blazing fire. Service friendly and prompt. My...More

Thank Colin D
Bradley M, Owner at Abinger Hatch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Colin, Thank you for review, we are in the process of tidying up the outside of the pub, We are a fresh food pub, so we do unfortunately run out of dishes from time to time and on that day our butcher was running...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Ended up here after a trip to the Surrey Hills. Wow what a find. Gorgeous looking pub from the outside. Decor is a little sparse on the inside but from what we understand it is under new ownership.This however did not take anything away from...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Bradley M, Owner at Abinger Hatch, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Thank you very much for your review, it is always nice to have such great feedback to pass on to the team. We lok forward to seeing you again soon, hopefully when we have had a chance to redecorate. Many thanks Bradley

Reviewed 12 February 2018

We have never commented on anything like this before but because of the previous comments we felt we had to! We were at this pub both days at the weekend, Saturday with friends for drinks, the England rugby game was on and everyone was joining...More

Thank Mike14wp
Bradley M, Owner at Abinger Hatch, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Mike, Thank you for your review and I am glad you enjoyed your couple of days here. It was a great atmosphere in here for the rugby all day on Saturday and I am glad you popped back on Sunday and enjoyed the family...More

Reviewed 12 February 2018

We've been coming to this pub - on and off - for several decades now and hearing that there were new landlords we thought we'd give it a go - previously the food was pretty poor value for money. There's been a slight improvement, which...More

1  Thank Bozel2014
Bradley M, Owner at Abinger Hatch, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi I am glad to hear that you thought there was a light improvement on your last visit, things are still very much work in progress here and we appreciate your feedback. We do not distinguish between the areas in the pub and will allocate...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Abinger Lane | Abinger Common, Dorking RH5 6HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Dorking
  • Phone Number: +44 1306 730737
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